Con artists taking advantage of Facebook buzz

The wild popularity of Facebook and other social media sites has spawned a cottage industry of con artists promising average investors a chance to cash in on the frenzy through shares in the companies ahead of their initial public offerings.While the pre-IPO offerings may be real, investors must be aware that the people touting them may be frauds, the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said on Tuesday.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/03/15/oukin-uk-facebook-iposcams-idUKTRE72E8R120110315

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